PQ Systems - Quality eLine
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Improving culture with quality methods

Reader survey

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Data in everyday life

Six Sigma and more

Bytes and pieces

 
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>> Software:
 

CHARTrunner Lean

GAGEpack

SQCpack

Quality Gamebox

 
 

Welcome to Quality eLine, a monthly summary of blog posts from PQ Systems, developers of software solutions and training services that help customers demonstrate proof of their quality performance.

The PQ Systems blog is your hub for industry quality news, case studies, information about product enhancements, and tips to enhance your software use. Have your say and exchange ideas in this interactive format.

FEATURE STORY:
Improving culture with quality methods

Quality methods can improve products, of course, but these methods apply as well to processes in any organization. But what about the company's culture? Traditional approaches to improving quality may improve this as well.
>> Read more

Reader survey:
Your number one priority

Here is a question for you to consider this month. What is your organization's number one priority as it relates to quality or performance improvement? Plus, see the results of last month's poll.
>> Take the poll

Quality Quiz:Professor Cleary
A classic quiz from Professor Cleary— and last month's winners!

To celebrate the life and work of Professor Cleary, we are featuring a classic quiz from our archives.

Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality Gamebox are Stephenie Curvey (Highwood USA); Tracy Price (Covert Manufacturing Inc.); and Jack Meagher (New Hampshire Ball Bearing). Congratulations! For this month's quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Quality Gamebox, submit your response by November 24 (Thanksgiving week).
>> Take the quiz

Data in everyday life:
Pumpkins!

For the traditional American Thanksgiving dinner celebrated this month, pumpkin pie will be a staple. While the holiday itself may not be celebrated throughout the world, pumpkins are indeed something to be celebrated in many places. The top five pumpkin producing countries are charted here with CHARTrunner.
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See chart

Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn
Tell me a story

David Schwinn writes about putting storytelling to good use to reinforce Six Sigma processes and tools.
>> Read more

Bytes and pieces:

Current versions of software:

To determine the most recent version of your PQ Systems software products (CHARTrunner Lean, GAGEpack, and SQCpack), call us at: (800) 777-5060. A customer care specialist will be pleased to help you. If there are later, more up-to-date versions, we will be able to get you up to speed immediately. You can also go to our website to check version updates at:
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http://www.pqsystems.com/support/SoftwareUpdates.php

 
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